Year 1 MB & LS

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: The Great Fire of London

Our topic for the half term is ‘The Great Fire of London’. Our fantastic role play has been transformed into our own Pudding Lane Bakery! As part of this topic we will be going on an educational visit to Sandyford Fire station and Ford Green Hall where we will learn more about the roles and responsibilities of our wonderful firefighters , giving them the opportunity to see and talk today real firefighters. The visit will also give the children the opportunity to learn more about Samuel Pepys. In English we will be focusing on writing our own factual recount of the Great Fire of London. In Maths we be adding and subtracting 2 digit numbers. We will also be multiplying in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Fairytales

This half term we will be looking at Fairytales. We will be focusing on Jack and the Beanstalk. Our fantastic role play had been transformed into a beanstalk and it is full of fairytale activities and costumes. We will be writing the story and describing the characters and settings from fairytales. We are all looking forward to our visit this half term, which is to the Crewe Lyceum Theatre to see the story of Jack and the Beanstalk performed on stage.

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: The Bog Baby

Our topic for the half term is 'The Bog Baby'. Our fantastic role play area has been transformed into a swamp with activities within the role play including English, Mathematics and topic work. For our first and very exciting educational visit we will be taking the children to Trentham Gardens. In English we will be writing descriptions of The Bog Baby and the pond.

During Mathematics this half term we will be looking at counting to 50. We will be learning to count in 2's and 10's, and we will be adding 2 numbers together to make 10 (8 + 2 = 10), as well as exploring fractions and shape.

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